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Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Record-breaking temperatures sweep the region The effects of a mid-June heat wave were pervasive throughout the Charlotte and surrounding areas, as record-breaking temperatures swept the region last month. From farmers… Read more »

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Area riders strapped on their helmets and manned their bikes all in the name of finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) held a… Read more »

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

H. Allen Tate, Jr., founder and chairman of the Allen Tate Company, died at his home in Charlotte on June 22 at 84 years old. The loss is a great… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

ATI announces $70 million expansion into Monroe MONROE – Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) announced at the Paris Air Show on June 16 it would invest $70 million in a new… Read more »

Matthews-based Threshold Church to build in Union County

Matthews-based Threshold Church to build in Union County

WEDDINGTON – Serving others has always been Threshold Church’s mission, which Lead Pastor Jeff Gardner said never required a church building. The congregation has met in the Siskey Family YMCA’s… Read more »

Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Local volunteers help lead recover efforts after floods, tornadoes Thirty-one individuals in Oklahoma and Texas died after record-breaking floods and tornadoes swept across the Southern Plains in late May. Oklahoma… Read more »

Find your Fourth Fun

Find your Fourth Fun

Celebrate July Fourth with various activities The season for fireworks, parades and reflecting on the formation of the United States is here once again, and Union County Weekly is offering… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Waxhaw library to temporarily close WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Library will close from Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27, to complete a new carpet installation. The summer reading event… Read more »

Two charter schools approved for Union County

Two charter schools approved for Union County

Schools seek to open by 2016-17 academic year Union County families will have more choices for the 2016-17 school year after the North Carolina Board of Education approved two new… Read more »

Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Dr. Rhett Brown begins role as university’s president When Rhett Brown walked onto the campus of Wingate College in 1985 as a first-generation college student, it set in motion a… Read more »